senate Bill S7729

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires various public transit authorities and their employees to submit all unresolvable contract negotiations to binding arbitration

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Jun 03, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

S7729 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9419
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209, Civ Serv L

S7729 - Summary

Requires the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, the Capital District Transportation Authority and the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority and their employees to submit all unresolvable contract negotiations to binding arbitration.

S7729 - Sponsor Memo

S7729 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7729

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  resolution  of
  disputes in the course of collective negotiations

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 of section 209 of the  civil
service  law, as added by chapter 929 of the laws of 1986, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) In the event that the board certifies that a voluntary  resolution
of the contract negotiations between either (i) the New York city trans-
it  authority  (hereinafter  referred  to as TA-public employer) and the
public employee organization certified or recognized  to  represent  the
majority  of employees of such TA-public employer, or (ii) the metropol-
itan transportation authority, including its subsidiaries, the New  York
city  transit  authority,  including  its subsidiary, and the Triborough
bridge and tunnel authority (all hereinafter referred to  as  MTA-public
employer)  and a public employee organization certified or recognized to
represent employees of such  MTA-public  employer  not  subject  to  the
jurisdiction  of  the  Federal  Railway Labor Act and not subject to the
provisions of subparagraph (i) [hereof] OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  which  has
made an election pursuant to paragraph (f) of this subdivision, OR (III)
THE  NIAGARA  FRONTIER  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY, THE ROCHESTER-GENESEE
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, THE CAPITAL  DISTRICT  TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY  AND  THE  CENTRAL  NEW YORK REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
(ALL HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS  UPSTATE  TA-PUBLIC  EMPLOYER)  AND  THE
PUBLIC  EMPLOYEE  ORGANIZATION  CERTIFIED OR RECOGNIZED TO REPRESENT THE
EMPLOYEES OF SUCH UPSTATE TA-PUBLIC EMPLOYER,  cannot  be  effected,  or
upon  the  joint  request of the TA-public employer [or], the MTA-public
employer (hereinafter jointly referred to as  public  employer)  OR  THE
UPSTATE  TA-PUBLIC EMPLOYER and any such affected employee organization,
such board shall refer  the  dispute  to  a  public  arbitration  panel,
consisting  of  one  member appointed by the public employer, one member
appointed by the employee organization and one public  member  appointed

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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